🔺 NJ man charged with New Year's Eve murder

🔺 Woman, a mom of three, was shot, killed

🔺 Body found in office building

RAMSEY — A Montclair chef has been accused of killing a woman, whose body was found at an office building on New Year’s Eve.

Luis A. Suarez was charged with murder and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, according to Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella.

Bergen County

Around 7:25 p.m. on Sunday, Ramsey police responded to a call about a homicide at 101 Williams Drive in Ramsey.

Officers found a 41-year-old woman who had been shot in the head.

Ramsey office building (Google Maps)
Ramsey office building (Google Maps)

Her identity was not immediately made public, but she was an "intimate partner" of Suarez, according to a criminal complaint filed in the case.

Crystal Camargo Peterson (Facebook Crystal Camargo)
Crystal Camargo Peterson (Facebook Crystal Camargo)

Social media tributes were made on Tuesday to Crystal Camargo Peterson, saying she was survived by her children, among other loved ones.

A GoFundMe campaign setup to cover funeral expenses and to benefit Peterson's three children had raised thousands of dollars within its first 24 hours.

Crystal Peterson (GoFundMe via Ana Gonzalez)
Crystal Peterson (GoFundMe via Ana Gonzalez)

"Crystal was a loving mother, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin, teacher and friend to many who has now left a great void in our lives," according to campaign organizer, Ana Gonzalez.

Gonzalez continued of Peterson "She was a lively, vibrant person who was always willing to go above and beyond for those she loved."

Suarez arrested, gun recovered

An investigation by Ramsey police and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office identified the 41-year-old Suarez as a suspect on Sunday.

He was arrested in Montclair, shortly after, and a handgun was recovered from his vehicle.

The building where Peterson was found is used at least partially by Konica Minolta, according to the company’s website.

No potential motive was shared by law enforcement, as of Tuesday.

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